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To help protect our community’s health against COVID-19 all visitors to the Victorian Artists Society galleries, including staff, students in art classes and artists involved in exhibitions, will need to be fully vaccinated and must provide a COVID-19 vaccine certificate or a valid medical exemption upon entry to the galleries. Read more here.
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VAS 'OUR MELBOURNE' EXHIBITION

16 Jul 2021 - 17 Nov 2021

Cato Gallery

Celebrate your city in an exhibition featuring the iconic architecture, lively markets and beautiful natural and human environments of Melbourne.
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VAS 'Art Alive' Online Exhibition 2021

5 Nov 2021 - 16 Nov 2021

Online Exhibition

Art Alive is bursting with colour, creativity and vibrancy, showcasing the work our members have been creating from home.
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VAS 'A Quiet Life' Online Exhibition 2021

22 Sep 2021 - 4 Nov 2021

Online Exhibition

This exhibition features a diverse range of still life works, floral paintings and interiors by members of the Victorian Artists Society.
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VAS 'Nature's Way' Online Exhibition 2021

15 Oct 2021 - 4 Nov 2021

Online Exhibition

Landscape, seascape and plein air paintings and sculptures by VAS members.

VAS Portrait Exhibition 2021

18 Aug 2021 - 14 Oct 2021

Online Exhibition

This annual exhibition features portraiture in all genres. A talented selection of Victoria’s emerging and established artists skillfully capture the human spirit. This is an online exhibition celebrating humanity from lockdown.
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VAS Art School & Tutor Exhibition 2021

16 Jul 2021 - 27 Jul 2021

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

This exhibition showcases the range of artistic practices and mediums that are taught at the VAS Art School. Encompassing oil, watercolour, pastel, drawing, acrylic, gouache and sculpture, both students and teachers works on show will reveal the diversity and creativity within the school.
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VAS Winter Select Exhibition 2021

18 Jun 2021 - 28 Jun 2021

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

One of three Select Exhibitions held each year by VAS. Votes cast by exhibiting artists are used to decide the list of candidates for the Mavis Little Artist of the Year Award exhibition. The Winter Exhibition features the Senior Art Supplies Prize, for $1000 of Senior Art Supplies.
Gwendoline Krumins—Senescence, Oil, $4000_Winner 2021

VAS Autumn Select Exhibition 2021

7 May 2021 - 16 Jun 2021

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

One of three Select Exhibitions held each year by VAS. Votes cast by exhibiting artists are used to decide the list of candidates for the Mavis Little Artist of the Year Award exhibition. The Autumn exhibition features the President's Prize for $2000 and the VAS Council Sculpture Prize.
2018 Maritime Winner -Thomas Somerscales Trophy - Ted Dansey - Splitsail Barges, watercolour

VAS Maritime Exhibition 2021

16 Apr 2021 - 3 May 2021
This exhibition features artworks including tall ships, peaceful beach scenes and the ever changing moods of the ocean. The Thomas Somerscales Trophy is presented at the official opening of the Maritime Exhibition to the winning artist.
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VAS George Hicks Foundation Contemporary Exhibition 2021

5 Mar 2021 - 22 Mar 2021

Frater, McCubbin & Hammond Galleries

In this exhibition artists are asked to explore subjects from a modern perspective, challenging themselves creatively. Digital Works included. The VAS Contemporary Exhibition features a $5000 prize sponsored by the George Hicks Foundation.

VAS Summer Exhibition 2021

12 Feb 2021 - 1 Mar 2021

Frater, Hammond and McCubbin Galleries

We look forward to welcoming VAS members back to our first exhibition for 2021.
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VAS 'Portraits From Home' Online Exhibition 2020

25 Sep 2020 - 31 Dec 2020

Online Only.

This online exhibition features a diverse range of portraits painted by members of the Victorian Artists Society during their time in lockdown.​
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VAS 'Nature's Way' Online Exhibition 2020

23 Oct 2020 - 30 Dec 2020
Landscape and Plein Air paintings and sculptures
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VAS 'A Quiet Life' Online Exhibition 2020

8 Oct 2020 - 24 Dec 2020
This exhibition features a diverse range of still life works, floral paintings and interiors painted, drawn or sculpted by members of the Victorian Artists Society.
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VAS Little Treasures 2020

25 Nov 2020 - 14 Dec 2020

Cato Gallery

Take home a little treasure. Affordable artworks perfect for some Christmas cheer.
Joseph Luczynski Title - Rolling Hills - Oil on Canvas. copy

VAS 'Art Alive' Online Exhibition 2020

13 Nov 2020 - 30 Nov 2020

Frater, Hammond and McCubbin Galleries

Art Alive is bursting with colour, creativity and vibrancy showcasing the work our members have been creating from home.

Acknowledgment of traditional owners.

We would like to pay our respects to the traditional owners of the land on which our building stands, their leaders, past, present and emerging.